Carlini, John


  • From Summit, New Jersey. Lives in Berkeley Heights, NJ.
  • Banjo and guitar player who was at the forefront of the new acoustic music movement in California during the 1970’s.
  • Graduate of Boston’s Berklee College of Music.
  • 1979-87, served as music director for the Ice Capades.
  • 1987, was a member of the David Grisman Quintet, playing guitar.
  • 1992, did the orchestration for the off-Broadway production “The Song of Singapore.”
  • 1994, recorded a guitar duet album with Tony Rice called “River Suite for Two Guitars.”
  • 1994, Formed band “Over the Edge.”
  • 1997, worked with the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble.
  • 2000, formed the John Carlini Quartet.
  • Writes a monthly column for Flatpicking Guitar Magazine.

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